Sen. Robert Byrd -- life and legacy
Sen. Robert C. Byrd (D-W.Va.) served in the U.S. Congress longer than any member in history. The nine-term senator assumed office Jan. 3, 1959, after serving three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.
L. Christopher Plein
Assistant Dean for the School of Applied Social Sciences, West Virginia University
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